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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex,
Space Commerce Way,
Merritt Island, FL 32953
Phone: 1-855-433-4210 (general)
Phone: 1-877-436-9660 (group events)
Phone: 1-866-737-5235 (education/youth groups)
Phone: 321 -449-4468 (space shop)
Phone: 1-877-404-3805 (job queries)
Email: [email protected] (website queries)
Email: [email protected] (space shop)
About Kennedy Space Center
The Kennedy Space Center is a NASA base of operations, named after the 35th US president, John F. Kennedy. The popular tourist destination takes its place among the ten national aeronautics and space administration field centers. Based in Florida on the Merritt Island, an hour drive from Orlando, the space center neighbors the Cape Canaveral Air Force station and also encompasses a visitors’ centre and a space vehicle assembly building. Wildlife enthusiasts also will find a sanctuary where visitors will be enthralled by Florida’s flora and fauna. Other highlights around the space center include the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Indian River, Mosquito Lagoon and Canaveral National Seashore.
Since the dawn of the Kennedy Space Center in the 1960s, it has continued as NASA’s principal center for human spaceflights. Memorably, the Kennedy space center grounds served the departure of the first man’s journey to the moon. The space center managed the first Apollo flights, Project Mercury, and Project Gemini. Boasting of facilities spread out at the center’s 144,000 acres of land, the Kennedy Space Center oversees successful take off robotic missions and conducts researches on food production for space expedition.
The Kennedy Space Center does well to host about 1.5 million visitors yearly. Visitors get to experience the adventure and exposure of the pioneering age of American space expedition. It serves as a rare moment to have close look at the Gemini 9 capsule along other out-of-earth artifacts at the 4D multisensory theater. The space center consists of the astronaut hall of fame established by the Mercury Seven astronauts. The hall of fame arrays the lives of great American astronaut inductees chosen by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. Guests get to learn of the EVA 23 documentary- a space exploration that nearly turned tragic and a team work effort to save an astronaut’s life.
NASA’s rocket science operation remains a mystery to the general public. However, the Kennedy Space Center gives its guests access to age old launch sites and spaceflight operations. On the bus tour outside the gates of the Kennedy Space Center, awaits access to NASA’s specialized operational facilities, photo opportunities, a tour on the historical lands of Cape Canaveral, and a social date and cozy launch with an astronaut. Further into the race to the moon adventure, visitors of the Kennedy Space Center get first hand experience of the Apollo 8 and Saturn V center.
The space center embodies four restaurants and three snack stands that will leave a memorable print on guests’ dining experience. The Kennedy space center expects visitors to plan ahead their visits with unique visiting dates and times that vary across the year. Taking into consideration guest experience, it offers ticket options and packages that differ to suit each guest.
The space shop, occupying 15, 372 square feet land, is the largest store for space collectibles and NASA gear. Augmenting the shopping experience, guests get to meet the Astronaut of the day and get an autographed photo.
Meanwhile, visitor information can be obtained on the website. There are pages dedicated with information on parking, transportation, hotels and area attractions. On most days, the space center opens from 9am to 7pm. There are bus tours that give access to historic launch sites and working spaceflight facilities. There is an exclusive program for visitors to take a guided tour and launch into space aboard the Shuttle Launch Experience with an astronaut. Head to the Heroes and Legends zone to learn on the early space programs and view the hall of fame with pictures of past US astronauts. The Apollo/Saturn V Center will give you a glimpse of the Saturn V rocket, the Firing Room, and the legendary artifacts in the Treasures Gallery. Also, watch a video of the first mission to moon at the Lunar Theater. Guided tours of the Saturn V Moon rocket take place several times during the day. Did we mention the Space Shuttle Atlantis which includes more than 60 interactive exhibits and the Hubble Telescope Theater, a breathtaking space observatory.
If you would like to watch a rocket launch live, the Events Calendar on the website lists the upcoming launches and also the exclusive events and astronaut appearances at the center. Visiting as a group? You can plan events, tours and field trips through the website. You will also find day camp for students and resources for teachers. As for tickets, you can purchase same at the visitor complex or online using major credit cards. There are daily admission tickets along with option for add-on enhancements. The daily admission tickets includes the KSC Bus Tour along with Apollo/Saturn V Center, Space Shuttle Atlantis, and the Universe Theater featuring many shows. The tickets are valid for a single day. Note that the tickets do not include parking. There are packages available for those looking for an exclusive lunch with an astronaut, early space tour and other special experiences. Are you a space enthusiast? You might want to enquire on the Annual Pass that gives you unlimited admission, free parking and discounts on food. Ticket holders can download the Kennedy Space Center Official Guide App to plan your trip with access to maps, FAQs, the attractions and details on guest services.
Before you exit the space center, do not forget to shop for souvenirs at the Space Shop, which is dubbed as the “world’s largest space shop”. You can shop here for memorabilia, tshirts, hats, jackets, kids apparel, books, collectibles and novelties. If you missed shopping at the space center, you can order items online at the comfort of your home. Purchases on the estore can be made using major credit cards. Shoppers enjoy a 60 day return policy. For more information or queries on tickets, packages, events, group tours, refund, cancellation, shopping, parking, lost and found items, career, or others, reach the Kennedy Space Center support.